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Roylsden #247

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"You're stupid, Joshua McGinley. So slow. So very, very blind."
"Lucy!" McGinley's voice pleaded.
"It's true, Joshua. You see only two alternatives, don't you?"
He didn't reply.
She screamed at him, the sudden shout startling everyone: "Don't you?!"
He nodded.
"Either our sons hang. Or you do. That's it, isn't it, Joshua? But there's a third alternative.
Cole stared at her, trying to get some sort of handle on what was motivating her, but he couldn't. Joshua McGinley avoided her fiery gaze.
Lucy McGinley continued, her voice calm and steady.
"I'm in charge here. And I'm choosing a third alternative."

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    Neville Hunt 11 months ago

    Strong women... great characters to write up.

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    Drew Martyn 11 months ago

    Cheers Neville

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